CASE COMMENTS : UNFAIR PRACTICES – UNFAIR COMPETITION AND PARASITIC COMPETITION – DENIGRATION

Unfair competition and parasitic competition: The Court of Cassation reviews the conditions of denigration (Univers pharmacie, Direct labo and Union des groupements de pharmaciens d’officine/Groupement d’achats des centres Leclerc)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Cass. com, 27 April 2011, Univers pharmacie, Direct labo et Union des groupements de pharmaciens d'officine c/ Groupement d'achats des centres Leclerc (Galec), n° 10-15648 On 27 April 2011, the Commercial Chamber of the Court of Cassation handed down a particularly interesting ruling in that it allows a review of the consistency of the statements characteristic of a disparagement, while specifying that the existence of a situation of competition between the parties to the dispute is not a condition for the admissibility of an action for unfair or parasitic competition. In this case, the central purchasing office of a supermarket chain conducted an

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Rodolphe Mesa, Unfair competition and parasitic competition: The Court of Cassation reviews the conditions of denigration (Univers pharmacie, Direct labo and Union des groupements de pharmaciens d’officine/Groupement d’achats des centres Leclerc), 27 April 2011, Concurrences N° 3-2011, Art. N° 38072, pp. 145-147

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